Established in 1999 by Arsenal legend Bob Wilson and his wife Megs following the loss of their daughter Anna to cancer, the Willow Foundation offers quality of life and quality time to seriously ill young adults aged 16-40 through the provision of special days.
Arsenal and Willow have had a close association for a number of years. Willow was the club’s charity of the season in 2006/07, when the organisations worked together to raise £200,000 for the Willow Foundation.
Over the next three years, The Arsenal Foundation is continuing to support Willow’s work, as it aims to give more seriously ill young people the chance to achieve a dream or return some normality back to their lives.
To date, Willow has provided more than 9,000 special days for such individuals.